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Press release 125 / 2013-04-02: Germany exported more electricity than it imported also in 2012

WIESBADEN – As in the six years before, Germany on balance was an electricity-exporting country in 2012. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports on the basis of data provided by the four large transmission system operators that 43.8 terawatt hours (TWh) were imported to Germany via the European electricity grids in 2012. Over the same period, Germany exported 66.6 TWh, which is a surplus of 22.8 TWh.

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